Julie Tilsner oversees editorial functions for the Office of Communications and Marketing at the USC Marshall School of Business, including content, collateral and special projects. On occasion she has time to write a feature story herself. In a previous life, she was a writer/editor at BusinessWeek Magazine and freelanced extensively for Redbook, Parenting and other magazines. She has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Stories by Julie Tilsner:
A lawyer (and grandma) becomes USC analytics student at 66
Attorney-turned-student takes tough classes in business analytics — all for the love of data.
First USC Marshall summit for female entrepreneurs exceeds expectations
Hundreds of investors, executives, thought leaders and students turn out for an all-day event focusing on recruitment and support.
Power professionals make a case for intellectual property
Driving more than $6 trillion in annual output, I.P. has become a critical area of interest for future entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Texans were at their best when the hurricane was at its worst
Grocery executive and USC Marshall alum Scott McClelland offers the Spirit of Troy during the devastating disaster.
Learning about accounting’s Big Four turned out to be a big break
USC business student’s connection to a recruiter at a top firm will lead to a coveted position after graduation.
Global journey comes to a successful end for first World Bachelor in Business grads
Nobody quite knew how this bold idea would work — nearly four years later, the results are in.
At 45, a USC entrepreneur finds the ideal graduate program in her own backyard
Kimberly Kelly-Rolfe builds a one-stop shop for the accounting, bookkeeping and payroll needs of small businesses.
Alumna’s gift will support MBA scholarships for women over 30
Marilyn Beaudry-Corbett, who excelled in marketing and education, gives back to USC Marshall students.
It may be time for students to think about a job in risk management
USC Marshall takes the lead in training next-gen insurance professionals.
Disney CEO Robert Iger talks tech and entertainment at USC event
USC Marshall’s Greif Center and USC Annenberg co-host their first summit on VR, artificial intelligence, digital media, gaming and e-sports.
Would you believe there are more libraries than Starbucks or McDonald’s?
New leader of a USC Marshall master’s program says public libraries are alive and well in today’s fast-paced society.
Big changes coming to Westminster Abbey, with help from USC alumna
Valerie Humphrey heads $30 million development for the Gothic church and storied burial place of royals, statesmen and scientists.
Gift from global executive names World Bachelor in Business program
USC Marshall alum also establishes the Rob and Jane Malcolm Endowment to support the WBB program.
In memoriam: Thomas J. O’Malia, 72
The entrepreneur was a USC Marshall faculty member for 31 years and twice led what is now the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.
Silicon Beach@USC focuses on next-level technology
Fortune 500 executives come together with potential disruptors at USC Marshall event.
Commerce secretary announces new supply chain partnership with USC Marshall and local ports
The alliance aims to move cargo through the nation’s ports more efficiently by adopting new technology.
USC Marshall marks 50 years of diverse graduate study
It’s one of 18 schools celebrating the golden anniversary of The Consortium, a network offering full-tuition scholarships to MBA programs.
Young women spend summer vacation immersed in computer science
USC Marshall hosts a national nonprofit that aims to close the gender gap in technology.
USC Marshall World Bachelor in Business social media campaign goes viral
#MeetWBB launched to profile members of the global program who live and study at universities on three continents over four years.
An investment idea whose time has come for Angola
USC Marshall students win a global competition with a proposal to de-mine Angolan land and turn it into farming property.
I.T. specialist (and part-time magician) uses sleight of hand at USC Marshall
A support consultant and Magic Castle member works in multiple roles at the business school.
Gift from alumnus Harlan A. Helvey to benefit USC accounting program
$15 million gift will support renovation of 90-year-old structure to be renamed Harlan A. Helvey Hall.
Gloria Steinem talks to the next generation about gender, equality
The feminist icon reflects on her early years, politics and journalism at USC Marshall event.
What it will take for pro football to be a success in Los Angeles
USC sports business expert David Carter says the team — or teams — need to be competitive and provide good customer service, since ticket prices will surely be high.